battle star

noun U.S. Military.

a small bronze star worn on a campaign ribbon by members of organizations taking part in certain battles or other wartime operations.
a small silver star similarly worn, equivalent to five bronze battle stars.

Nearby words

  1. battle of britain,
  2. battle of the atlantic,
  3. battle of the bulge,
  4. battle plan,
  5. battle royal,
  6. battle station,
  7. battle wagon,
  8. battle-ax,
  9. battle-ax culture,
  10. battle-axe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019